Do you know which classical piece inspired these songs?

From pop hits to jazz jams, you may be surprised at how many popular songs have classical influences! We call it classical because of the lasting value it continues to have on the musical world. While almost all music must pay homage to the classics, you can actually hear specific classical pieces within some songs! Do you think you can figure out which ones? We’ll give you a hit song, and you tell us which classical piece inspired it!

 

Someone to Call My Lover - Janet Jackson

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Alejandro - Lady Gaga

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Love Won't Take Me Out - En Vogue

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Memories - Maroon 5

Justin Higuchi, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons Justin Higuchi, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
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Choro - Vince Guaraldi

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It’s Now or Never - Elvis Presley

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Since Yesterday - Strawberry Switchblade

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Stranger in Paradise - Tony Bennett

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Because - The Beatles

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All By Myself - Eric Carmen

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Do you know which classical piece inspired these songs?
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